Boggle

Definition of Boggle

Bog´gle
v. i.1.To stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision.
[imp. & p. p. Boggled ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Boggling ( ).]
We start and boggle at every unusual appearance.
- Glanvill.
Boggling at nothing which serveth their purpose.
- Barrow.
2.To do anything awkwardly or unskillfully.
3.To play fast and loose; to dissemble.
v. t.1.To embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of.

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